Cassini grand finale

Cassini grand finale

Released

12/09/2017 3:00 pm

Copyright

NASA/JPL-Caltech

Description

Illustration of Cassini diving towards Saturn as part of the mission's Grand Finale.

The spacecraft will burn up in Saturn’s atmosphere on 15 September 2017, satisfying planetary protection requirements to avoid possible contamination of any moons of Saturn that could have conditions suitable for life.

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